Carroll Conway Gathright III

Published 4:43 pm Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Carroll Conway Gathright III, 74 of Buckingham County, passed away on May 6.

He was a standout high school athlete, a 2019 Lee-Davis High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and past Commander of VFW Post 8446 in Buckingham. After a distinguished career with AT&T/Lucent Technologies, he retired to his beloved Mountain View Farm. He was an ardent patriot, avid outdoorsman, a purveyor of hunting stories and breeder of fine CTDKC registered turkey dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Christiane; daughters, Emily Purdum (Josh) and Sarah Gathright; grandchildren Gabrielle, Kameryn, Olivia and Leila; his sister, Rebecca Hedrick (Stephen); brother, William Gathright (Netti); his niece and nephews; along with the rest of his family and friends.

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A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date.  Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.